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Perfect illumination is especially important in the distance – usually between 75-100 metres in front of a vehicle. According to Lumileds, Philips X-tremeVision G-force boosts visibility with up to 130 per cent more brightness. Enabling the driver to recognse obstacles and any potential dangers earlier than with most other halogen headlight lamps.
The new Bulb Pliers from Laser Tools (part number 7270) are designed to remove and install hard-to-reach and hard-to-remove bulbs fitted to cars, boats, planes, arcade games, vending machines and a multitude of electronic devices.
According to the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) in the UK, headlamp misalignment is the most common failure for HGV’s during an MOT test – accounting for over 30 per cent of the failure rates. In recent years technological developments have changed vehicle lighting considerably. Now common on most commercial vehicle trucks and trailers
Gas discharge bulbs, also known as ‘Xenons’ or ‘HIDs’ have been in use since 1991 and as a result the replacement of failed HID bulbs is growing fast. Initially these bulb types were reserved only for the luxury car market; but today they appear as an optional extra in an increasing number of mid-sized cars.
Ring Automotive, represented in Ireland by Strongline Autoparts has launched its Ring Xenon HID Pack. Now instead of storing these valuable bulbs in a ‘dusty old shoe box behind the counter’, the stock pack offers a premium, purpose made storage unit.
From the first surface-mountable LED (TOPLED) in 1990 to the awarding of the Deutscher Zukunftspreis (German Future Prize) by the German Federal President in 2007 and the efficiency record for red high-power LEDs in 2011, it all proves their expertise in LED.